RPC I, 2336A


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2336A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Eresus
Reign Uncertain
Issue Nero?
Obverse inscription ΣΑΦΦΩ
Obverse design Sappho seated left holding plectrum in her right hand, left arm resting on lyre
Reverse inscription ΕΡΕΣΙ
Reverse design herm of Hermes wearing petasus on base standing facing, head left, holding caduceus and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 11
Reference I-B, MG 278/247
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)
Note Attributed to the Antonine period, but considered here from the 1st century AD, because of the fabric and the form of the sigma
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 83
2 2     B Pfau 1770 ( = I-B, MG 278/247)
3 3     ✸ B: 1895/732
4 4     V: GR 16907